Video Production Specialist

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Position Information

General Information

Vacancy Open toAll CandidatesEmployment TypePermanent - Full-timeIf time-limited, note appointment end dateHours per week40Months per year12Position Number010449NC Salary Grade Equivalency65Classification TitleBroadcast Media Specialist - JourneyWorking TitleVideo Production SpecialistSalary Range$45,689 - $46,603.Anticipate Hiring Range$45,689 - $46,603.FLSA StatusNon ExemptDivisionBusiness AffairsDepartmentBusiness Services (Adm)Work UnitAuxiliary OperationsWork Schedule

8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Primary Purpose of Position

Reporting directly to the Director of Marketing, the Business Services Video Production Specialist will be responsible for conceptualizing, producing and implementing digital video projects that effectively communicate and promote Business Services’ offerings. This position will assist the director in developing the overall video and multimedia marketing strategy and will need to demonstrate an understanding for the University’s audience segmentation, design creative approaches to reach them and stay up to date on the latest video and platform trends. The Video Production Specialist will be responsible for using design and production techniques that maximize the video’s storytelling and informational impact.

Minimum Education/Experience

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in radio, television, and motion picture and one year of experience in communications, public information, marketing or television production work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Job Duties

Own all video production from start to finish, including conception and pitching, story boarding, script writing, direction, shooting, talent management, editing/effects, voice over work, captioning and compressing.

Transform creative ideas and concepts into dynamic, story-telling driven content for web, social media, digital signage and presentations.

Collaborate with the Business Services broader marketing team as well as program managers for all Business Services divisions in order to understand marketing needs.

Effectively manage a variety of video projects simultaneously, understand how to prioritize workload and meet competing deadlines.

Understand best practices and trends for all digital video platforms.

Capture still photography to be used in print publications, websites, social media and communications.

Develop graphics and motion graphics in software such as After Effects, Photoshop, and InDesign.

Gather and analyze video analytics to continually improve and grow video performance.

Archival and file storage.

Test and maintain current video equipment and evaluate video equipment needs.

Proactively work to understand the customer demographics of the University and determine ways to meet the needs and expectations of those customers through video projects.

Streamline broad ideas into strategic video scripts.

Be a curious and creative self-starter who can work independently and collaboratively.

Other Work ResponsibilitiesDepartmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Advertising, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or Broadcast media or video production.

Two years’ experience or more in video production.

Knowledge and experience in using video editing software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro), and other Adobe Creative Cloud products, audio editing/mixing software, photo retouching and image correction, captioning for accessibility and compression for the web and lighting set-up and audio recording.

Understand how to work with SVG files for animation.

Strong writing skills to assist in script writing and editing as well as social media content development.

Proven videography and photography story-telling experience for a variety of mediums.

Previous experience working within a marketing or advertising department.

Critical thinking skills, time management skills, innovative creativity and a team player mentality.

Necessary Licenses or CertificationsWork LocationAuxiliary Services BuildingPosting date10/02/2019Closing date11/03/2019Proposed Hire Date12/09/2019Contact InformationSpecial Notes to Applicants

Applicants are encouraged to submit a portfolio or an URL link to a professional work product demonstrating their skills in video production.

Upload the portfolio or a document containing the URL link on one of the “Other Document” categories on the job posting documents page.

Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

  • These documents are used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.

Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application.

  • Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.

If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).

  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from consideration, but it may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and experience.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
    • HERC Job Board
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Local JobNetwork
    • Another Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Describe a time you were given a video project assignment that allowed you to develop the creative approach from start to finish. How did you tackle that project and what was the outcome?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How do you stay on top of video production and editing trends and best practices?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Please describe your experience with developing motion graphics.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please describe your experience with story boarding and pitch writing.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Online Portfolio
  3. Other Document 2




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Posted: 10/3/2019
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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